Contributed by Jeff Simms on Oct 9, 2005
There was a show once called “Amos and Andy” in that show there was a big man who would slap Andy across the chest whenever they met. Finally, Andy got enough of it and said to Amos, “I am fixed for him. I put a stick of dynamite in my vest pocket and the next time he slaps me he is going to get
“On an old ‘Amos and Andy’ television program, Andy was angry. There was a big man who would continually slap him across the chest every time they met. Andy finally had enough of it. He told Amos, ‘I’m going to get revenge. I put a stick of dynamite in my vest pocket. The next time he slaps me
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
Writer Amos Wells reflected our need for thorough Bible study in this verse:
I supposed I knew my Bible,
Reading peacemeal, hit or miss,
Now a bit of John or Matthew,
Now a snatch of Genesis,
Certain chapters of Isaiah,
Certain Psalms (the twenty-third),
Twelfth of Romans, first of
Contributed by Sam Dilbeck on Nov 13, 2006
When Amos speakes of God swearing by His holiness, it’s like buying a home or car. When I bought my first car, I spent a good deal of time looking for the right model and then haggling with the salesman over a price. When it came time to complete the sale he produce forms--not a form, but a pile of
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 19, 2002
MEMORIAL DAY, A TIME FOR HEALING
Memorial Day, perhaps more than any other holiday, was born of human necessity. Deep inside all of us lies a fundamental desire to make sense of life and our place in it and the world. What we have been given, what we will do with it and what we will pass to the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
H. YOU HAVE PROBABLY HEARD THE OLD STORY ABOUT THE LATE, GREAT DR. A. J. GORDON, A FAMOUS PREACHER FROM ENGLAND WHO CAME TO A VERY DEAD, DULL, FORMAL, CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN BOSTON, MASS.
I. HE WAS A FIERY PREACHER, WHO REFUSED TO WEAR A ROBE, WHICH WAS MANDATORY IN THAT CHURCH AND HE PREACHED
Contributed by Steven Chapman on Feb 9, 2001
The playlet entitled ‘The Long Silence’ says it all:
At the end of time, billions of people were scattered on a great plain before God’s throne.
Most shrank back from the brilliant light before them. But some groups near the front talked heatedly – not with cringing shame, but with
BILLY GRAHAM: CHOICES
Billy Graham said, "The strongest principle of life and blessings lies in our choice. Our life is the sum result of all the choices we make, both consciously and unconsciously. If we can control the process of choosing, we can take control of all aspects of our life. We can
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
A. Bronson Alcott [Amos Bronson Alcott] (1799–1888), U.S. educator,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
A. Bronson Alcott [Amos Bronson Alcott] (1799–1888), U.S. educator, social
Contributed by Mark Winter on Jan 17, 2003
Superman fought a never-ending battle for truth, justice and the American way. Christians fight a battle for truth, justice and God’s way. The ancient words of Amos will never go out of date: “But let
Contributed by Mike Mcguire on Feb 8, 2007
In So What’s the Difference, a book on cults, Author Fritz Ridenour writes: “Working under the inspiration of God, Amos referred to this familiar tool to explain that God would measure men and their
Richard Foster in his book "Prayer: Finding the Hearts True Home" describes an aspect of radical prayer as spiritual defiance. He states, "We are subversives in a world of injustice, oppression, and violence. Like Amos of old, we demand that "Justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an
Contributed by Troy Mason on Sep 9, 2002
ILLUS p. 800 – It is observable that God has often called men to places of dignity and honor when they have busy and honest employment of their vocation. Saul was seeking his father’s donkeys and David his father’s sheep when called to the Kingdom. The shepherds were feeding their flocks when
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 22, 2008
Noah’s message from the steps going up to the Ark was not, “Something good is going to happen to you!”
Amos was not confronted by the high priest of Israel for proclaiming, “Confession is possession!”
Jeremiah was not put into the pit for preaching, “I’m O.K.; you’re O.K.!”
Daniel was not
THE WORD OF GOD SENT THROUGH THE PROPHETS
You want success - believe the word of God he has sent through his prophets. Period.
Imagine The German Army and the USA Army and United Kingdom Army gathered against Canadian Army. And God sends Pastor Dada, call him a Prophet for this purpose to
Contributed by Esteban Ulloa on Dec 17, 2003
Se cuenta la fábula de un mercader en Baghdad que envió a su siervo al mercado. El siervo retornó más pronto de lo esperado, pálido y temblando. Le dijo a su amo, “Cuando estaba en el mercado sentí que alguien me estaba empujando, cuando me di vuelta vi que era la muerte la que me empujaba.
Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
GOD CALLS BUSY PEOPLE
In the Bible, God never goes to the lazy or the idle when He needs men (or women) for His service. He goes to those who are already at work — the busy person:
— Moses was busy with his flock at Horeb.
— Gideon was busy threshing wheat by the winepress.
— Saul was
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 4, 2010
HIS LAST THOUGHTS WERE OF HIS CHILDREN
A Union sergeant was killed on the first day of fighting in Gettysburg. He was just one of more than 3,000 Union soldiers who died in the three-day conflict. When his body was found later that week, lying in a secluded spot in Gettysburg, he was holding a
Contributed by Pat Cook on May 16, 2005
The Bible is full of real and imperfect people. Noah was a drunk; Abraham was too old and a liar; Sarah laughed at God’s promises; Isaac was a daydreamer; Jacob was a liar; Leah was ugly. Joseph was abused; Moses had a stuttering problem and a short fuse; Miriam was a gossip; Gideon was afraid;